Maria Victoria Henao - Updated Jun 2024

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Maria Victoria Henao

Maria Victoria Henao is the wife of the once-notorious drug lord, Pablo Escobar. The two remained together for 17 years until Pablo was shot dead by police in 1993.

Early Life and Childhood

Maria Victoria Henao was born in the year 1961 and is currently 62 years old. Similarly, she was born in Columbia, United States, and therefore holds Columbian citizenship. Likewise, she follows Christianity and is of Caucasian ancestry. As her full data of birth is not available, her birth sign is still a secret.

Moving toward her family, there is no information regarding her family members and other childhood details. She has not revealed any single piece of information. Likewise, when talking about her educational details, she didn’t reveal any kind of information.

Maria Victoria Henao – Net Worth 2023

Likewise, talking of her net worth, she has an estimated net worth of k $554k US dollars. She and her children couldn’t enjoy Pablo’s money as they were mostly seized by the police. However, she is making good money from her author and entrepreneur careers.

Professional Life and Career

Maria Victoria Henao met her husband Escobar at the age of 13. She became independent of the lavish lifestyle that she got from Pablo’s drug money. After the death of her husband, she fled from Columbia with her two children in 1994.  After the Columbian authorities seized all their money, she was financially broken. The family broke. Then, she took refuge in several countries for short periods. However, many governments refused to accept them because of her husband’s background.

Moving on, she then shifted to Argentina and changed her name to Maria Isabel Santos Caballero to avoid the police. Then, she started living a low-profile life in an apartment with her children. At present, the family is trying to stay out of the spotlight that her husband created. In addition, her children have made names for themselves in their respective fields. Likewise, she has authored a book named “Mrs. Escobar: My Life with Pablo”. Similarly, her son has also written a book named “Pablo Escobar: My Father”.

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Caption: Maria’s book “Mrs. Escobar: My Life with Pablo” (source: Penguin Books)

Relationship Status

Maria Victoria Henao was in a married relationship with Pablo Escobar before his death. Pablo was her brother’s friend and she met him through his brother. Maria and Pablo had an 11-year age gap. However, this didn’t stop them from loving each other and finally decided to get married.

Her family wasn’t ready for the marriage as Pablo was socially inferior to them. However, they decided to get married and got up with each other in March 1976. At the time, she was 26 years old. In 1977, she gave birth to her first child; a son named Juan Pablo. Likewise, their second child; a daughter named Manuela Escobar Henao was born in 1984. The duo remained together till Pablo died in 1993.

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Caption: Maria Victoria Henao with her husband Pablo (source: All That’s Interesting)

Rumors and Controversies

Maria Victoria Henao once came into the controversial news after she and her son Juan were incarcerated for 15 months on money laundering charges. However, they were later released for not having enough evidence. Similarly, there was once a rumor regarding her that she was receiving illegally earned money from her husband’s friends or Columbian drug lords in Uruguay.

Body Measurements

Enhancing her body measurements, Maria Victoria Henao stands tall at a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7 meters. Likewise, she has a body weight of 75 kg or 165 pounds. However, she has not shared her actual body measurements such as chest size, waist size, hip size, dress size, etc. In addition, she has black hair with a pair of brown eyes.

Maria Victoria Henao – Social Media

When it comes to her social media availability, Maria Victoria Henao is not active on them. She doesn’t use any social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.